The unemployment rate in Rapid City is 2.6% (U.S. avg. is 3.7%). Recent job growth is Positive. Rapid City jobs have increased by 2.5%. More Economy
COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Rapid City's cost of living is 7.1% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living
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WEATHER & CLIMATE
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Pennington county voted Republican in the last five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats
Rapid City's population is 72,841 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 10.1%. Learn More...
Average Commute time is 15.7 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...
The median home cost in Rapid City is Real Estate: $208,000
. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 6.6%.
Rapid City public schools spend $9,790 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 15 students per teacher in Rapid City. More Education